Welcome to EFC Churches

We are a group of English ministries of EFC Churches located in southern California, bridging the ministry of EFC horizontally and vertically. We plan inter-church events to help our congregants grow closer to each other and grow closer to God.


2019 EFC Winter Retreat

“And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”” (Romans 10:15)

Pine Summit Christian Camp
Thu, Dec 26 – Sun, Dec 29

Logo Courtesy Katherine Chu

Logo Courtesy Katherine Chu

2018 EFC Winter Retreat

“Supremacy of the Word”

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
(2 Timothy 3:16)

Murrieta Hot Springs Christian Conference Center
Speaker: Jaylenn Wong (JH, HS, C, A)
Thu, Dec 27 – Sun, Dec 30

Logo Courtesy KC Liu

Logo Courtesy KC Liu

2016 EFC Winter Retreat


Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (Ephesians 5:1-2)

Speakers: Ken Jung (C, A), Brian Barcelona (JH, HS)
Fri, Dec 30 – Mon, Jan 2



2014 EFC Winter Retreat

“Sharing the Gospel, Sharing Our Lives”

Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well. (1 Thessalonians 2:8)

Speakers: Ken Jung (A), Bertram Wang (HS, C), David Oyite (JH)
Fri, Dec 26 – Mon, Dec 29

2013 EFC Winter Retreat

“Act Up! Live and Proclaim the Gospel”

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. (Acts 1:8)

Speakers: Maurice Miller (HS, C, A), Joe Lin (JH), Jonathan Lee (JH)
Thur, Dec 26 – Sun, Dec 29




2012 EFC Winter Retreat

“Powered by the Son”

Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep,equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. (Hebrews 13:20-21)

Speakers: Nick Shieh (HS, C), Godfrey Hom (JH)
Thur, Dec 27 – Sun, Dec 30

2011 EFC Winter Retreat

“Sing a New Song”

And they sang a new song, saying: “You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation. (Revelation 5:9)

Speakers: Charles Yu (HS, C, A), Rich Katekawa (JH)
Wed, Dec 28 – Sat, Dec 31

2011 North American Bridging Conference

“Gospel Centric Leadership in the Midst of Diversity”

Timothy Tseng (ISAAC, President)
Jonathan Tran (Baylor University, Assistant Professor)
Benjamin Shin (Biola, Associate Professor)

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Logo courtesy Marge Carlos: margelous.com

2010 EFC Winter Retreat

“In Christ Alone”

For from him and through him and for him are all things. To him be the glory forever! Amen. (Romans 11:36)

Speakers: Hanley Liu (HS, C, A), Joe Barsha (JH)
Thur, Dec 30 – Sun, Jan 2



2009 EFC Winter Retreat

“Wholly Renewed”

Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.
(Colossians 3:9-10)

Speakers: Roy Tinklenberg (HS, C, A), Hanley Liu (JH)
Thur, Dec 31 – Sun, Jan 3

2009 North American Bridging Conference

“Raising Awareness in the Generations”

Timothy Tseng (ISAAC, President)
Peter Chen (EFC General Assembly, Secretary General)
David Tsai (EFC Los Angeles, Pastor)
Alan McMahan (Biola, Associate Professor)
Benjamin Shin (Biola, Associate Professor)

2008 EFC Winter Retreat

“Living a PC Life”

Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.
(John 13:17)

Speakers: Gabe Barber (OC), Andy Kuo (ARC), James Yu (IRV)
Fri, Dec 26 – Mon, Dec 29

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Logo Courtesy Henry Wang:

2007 EFC Winter Retreat


Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. (Matthew 28:19-20)

Speakers: Gabe Barber (OC), Levi Hwang (ALH), Eddie Sun (LA)
Fri, Dec 28 – Mon, Dec 31


2006 EFC Winter Retreat

“Living Out Loud”

But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved. (Hebrews 10:39)

Speakers: Gabe Barber (OC), Joe Chou (LA), Mike Kim (CER)


2005 EFC Winter Retreat


Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. (James 1:2-4)

Speakers: JoJo Ma, Eugene Tsai